Spicy Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by GaylaJ

This marinade is adapted from a recipe found in Chile Pepper magazine. Although I found it delicious, I did not find it "spicy", so if you are not a fan of spicy food, don't let the name scare you away. Next time I make it, I will probably add some crushed red pepper to the marinade. Prep time includes 1 hour to marinate, but you will probably want to marinate the breasts longer than that.

Top Review by Alan D.

Really good, but not so "spicy". I added Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Cumin, extra Garlic and Lime Zest from 2 limes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a large, resealable plastic bag and add chicken; tightly seal the bag and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. Grill over high heat, 4-6 minutes per side (depending on size/thickness of breasts).
  3. To freeze:.
  4. Place chicken and marinade in a freezer bag; seal, label and freeze.
  5. Thaw in fridge overnight and proceed with cooking directions.

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